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Grow, give, engage

July 6, 2017 Nicole Davis

Fletcher Garden Project Manager Ted Letherer volunteers to build a community around agriculture Community can be formed over food, beer or coffee, says Ted Letherer. “I grew up in a farming community that was very […]

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Faces of Freedom

June 29, 2017 Nicole Davis

Southside military men and women from each military branch tell their stories of service to their nation The Fourth of July, as we all well know, is a celebration of this great nation’s birth—241 years […]

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‘Smile Enforcer’

June 22, 2017 Nicole Davis

Mavis Washington starts Why Aren’t You Smiling, a support group for youth, on the Southside of Indy with inspiration from her son Out of the many lessons she learned through the past few years, Mavis […]

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Marion County Fair 2017

June 15, 2017 Nicole Davis

Marion Counsty Fair Treasurer Don Glowinski, of Perry Township, shares how annual event has adapted and grown A fair is unlike many other events. It changes every day, like a “living, breathing thing,” said Marion […]

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Moves like Jaggers

June 8, 2017 Nicole Davis

Indianapolis Public Library Foundation President Roberta Jaggers is driven by a lifelong passion for open access to literature Roberta Jaggers grew up with a librarian who was supportive of whatever she chose to read. That […]

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Healing, health and wholeness

June 1, 2017 Nicole Davis

Greg and Colleen Monzel combine their interests of yoga and herbal medicine in Wild  Persimmon School of Wellness A love of plants, nature and being outside first bonded Greg Monzel and Colleen Donahoe when they […]

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More laps than most drivers

May 26, 2017 Nicole Davis

Indianapolis 500 Gordon Pipers vice president Kent Evans enjoys the excitement of marching around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Kent Evans, vice president and senior pipe major for the Indianapolis 500 Gordon Pipers, jokes that he […]

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Visions of vibrancy

May 18, 2017 Nicole Davis

Purdue Extension Community Wellness Coordinator Linda Adams works with Southport and Indianapolis officials to create a plan for a healthier community Healthy people and vibrant communities go hand-in-hand. When you make it easier for people […]

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The wheel to win

May 4, 2017 The Southside Times

Franklin Central Senior Jack Dossey III balances school, machining internship and auto racing By Cleveland Dietz II At 18 years old, one Franklin Central High School student already has almost 11 years of experience as […]